September 5, 2011
Buster Keaton In “College.”
Via Greensleeves to a Ground
August 20, 2011
“Wee Walker” Shoes
“Wee Walker” shoes. A gift for my new son from some close family friends. Almost unspeakably adorable.
August 18, 2011
via Greensleeves to a Ground
August 15, 2011
Not All Grenadine Ties Are Solid-colored
Not all grenadine ties are solid-colored, as demonstrated by this beautiful vintage Polo number found by a Styleforum member. Gorgeous!
August 13, 2011
Bobby From Boston
I’ve written several times before about my favorite store in the United States, Bobby From Boston. It’s a gorgeous vintage…
August 12, 2011
New Watch Alert!
A simple, inexpensive manual for breezy summer wear. Feeling very good about it. Note that this is pre-teenybopper Abercrombie &…
August 11, 2011
The Remarkable Estate Of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Kempt tips us off to the remarkable auction of the remarkable estate of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Check out the goods…
August 10, 2011
Harry S. Truman On His Wedding Day In 1919
Kansas City haberdasher & president-to-be Harry S. Truman on his wedding day in 1919. Note that his suit looks almost…
August 7, 2011
I call this one “Serious Outfits.” via Agence Eureka
August 2, 2011
Badminton Player, Photographed Gjon Mili For Life Magazine In 1939
Badminton player, photographed Gjon Mili for Life Magazine in 1939. Demonstrating the power of flannel trousers. via Hollister Hovey
August 1, 2011
Wearing Shorts During The Hottest Months Of The Year
Since I moved to Los Angeles from San Francisco, I’ve had to adjust to the idea of wearing shorts during…
June 9, 2011
Q And Answer: What Color Shoes Should I Wear With A Navy Suit?
Peter writes: I was recently given a fantastic vintage navy blue suit from the ‘70s by my father. The only…
June 8, 2011
High Summer Style, Circa 1937
High summer style, circa 1937, at Gentleman’s Gazette.
June 8, 2011
Q And Answer: Why Are Vintage Ties Short?
Eijah writes to ask: For the second time, I found myself with a vintage tie I’d bought online that was…
May 27, 2011
Dinnerware Designed For Use On Board The Superchief
How wonderful is this dinnerware designed for use on board the legendary passenger train the Superchief? I’m not a train…